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Patricia Coker-Bolt Ph.D., FAOTA, OTR/L

Patricia Carol Coker-Bolt Ph.D., FAOTA, OTR/L

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  • Infant Motor Skill Development
  • Cerebral Palsy
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Biography

EDUCATION

1985-1989       Pennsylvania State University                      State College, PA

                          Bachelor of Science, Special Education

1996-1998       Medical University of South Carolina                Charleston, SC

                          Bachelor of Science, Occupational Therapy

1998-1999       Medical University of South Carolina                Charleston, SC

                          Master’s in Health Sciences (MHS)                 

2005-2009        Capella University                                            Minneapolis, MN

                          Doctor of Philosophy in Education                                   

 

ACADEMIC PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2001- Present     Division of Occupational Therapy, Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), Charleston, S.C.

                         Adjunct Instructor        (2001-2005)

                         Instructor                    (2005-2009)

                         Assistant Professor      (2009-2013)

                        Associate Professor      (2013-2018)

                        Professor                      (2018-present)

OT Program: Curriculum Coordinator of Entry-Level Master of Health Science in Occupational Therapy

Coursework: Pediatric I, Pediatrics I Lab, Pediatrics II, Pediatrics II Lab, Research Seminar and Scholarly Experience, Community Based Electives, Independent Studies

Research Interests: Infant motor development, Constraint induced movement therapy (CIMT) for children with congenital or acquired hemiplegia, pre-feeding intervention for infants born with cardiac defects, play and playfulness in children with autism, developing critical thinking skills in occupational therapy students through community-based experiences.

 

NON-ACADEMIC PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1998 – present  Medical University of South Carolina Charleston, S.C.

 

Full-time (1998-2005)

Occupational Therapist II – Pediatrics Specialist

Level II pediatric therapist providing both inpatient and outpatient therapy services to children birth through adolescence; work primarily in the neonatal intensive care and trauma units as well as outpatient sensory integration lab.  Advanced training in infant feeding and swallowing disorders, sensory integrative dysfunction, neurodevelopmental treatment, constraint induced movement therapy, biomechanical disorders, spinal cord injury, and disorders of praxis and fine motor skills. 

 

1989-1996     Florence School District #1, Florence, S.C. Special Education Teacher

Teacher of a self-contained class for children with orthopedic handicaps and other health impairments.  Provided daily instruction and individualized educational plans for up to 15 children with various physical impairments including cerebral palsy, osteogenesis imperfecta, spina bifida, deaf/blind, arthrogryposis, and traumatic brain injury. 

 

CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE

1998 to present             National Certification in Occupational Therapy (1998 to present)

1998 to present             South Carolina State Licensure – Occupational Therapy license #2214

1989-1996                   South Carolina State Licensure – Special Education Teacher

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

1998-present    American Occupational Therapy Association

1998-present    South Carolina Occupational Therapy Association - #2214

2014-present    American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine

 

HONORS, AWARDS, AND NOMINATIONS

2017                Educator-Lecturer Award, Health Science Foundation, Medical University of South Carolina

2016-18           Commendation, American Occupational Therapy Association for work on Education Standards Review Committee and co-authoring AOTA Official Practice Papers on Interprofessional Education and Primary Care Education

2016                Alpha Eta Honor Society

2015-2016       Fulbright Specialist Program Roster

2014                American Occupational Therapy Association Roster of Fellow Award (FAOTA)

2013                Nomination, College of Health Professions Teacher of the Year, Medical University of South Carolina

2012                Teacher-Mentor Award, Health Science Foundation, Medical University of South Carolina

2012                Nomination, College of Health Professions Teacher of the Year, Medical University of South Carolina

2011                 Charleston Magazine “Giving Back Award” Volunteer of the Year

2011                American Occupational Therapy Foundation (AOTF)/Patterson Foundation Award for Community Volunteerism

2011                 Nomination, College of Health Professions Teacher of the Year, Medical University of South Carolina

2010                Excellence in Service Award, College of Health Professions, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC.

2010                Charleston Influential Women in Business Volunteer Category Award, Charleston Regional Business Journal, Charleston, SC.

2009, 2010       Nomination, College of Health Professions Teacher of the Year, Medical University of South Carolina

2006                Developing Teacher Award, Health Science Foundation, Medical University of South Carolina

1997                Pi Theta Epsilon – Occupational Therapy Honor Society

1995                Teacher of the Year – Florence School District #1, Florence, SC.

 

TEACHING ACTIVITIES

Division of Occupational Therapy College of Health Professions, MUSC

OT 601            Occupational Performance in Pediatrics I

OT 601L          Occupational Performance in Pediatric I Lab

OT 602            Occupational Performance in Pediatrics II

OT 602L          Occupational Performance in Pediatrics II Lab

OT 561            Research/Scholarship Experience in Occupational Therapy I

OT 562            Research/Scholarship Experience in Occupational Therapy II

OT 695/PT 695 Community Based Experience (Camp Hand to Hands)

OT 681            Independent Study

Interprofessional Courses and C3 Initiative, MUSC

IP 722              Interprofessional Medical Missions, Course Coordinator

IP 744-01         Interdisciplinary Study of Autism Spectrum Disorders –Neurodevelopmental Disabilities I

IP 744-02         Interdisciplinary Study of Autism Spectrum Disorders –Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

2012                Interprofessional Education Teaching Series, Committee member and mentor

2010                Completed the Interprofessional Education Institute

MUSC Global Health Certificate

GH 704            Interprofessional Perspectives in Global Health, Course Coordinator from 2015-2017

 

MENTORSHIP: MUSC STUDENT RESEARCH GROUPS

Fleming, R. &  Needle, E. (2018). The Use of the STEP Assessment with Infants with Congenital Heart Defects. Mentors: Aljuhani, T., Jenkins, D., & Coker-Bolt, P.

**2nd Place – Clinical/Professional/Masters II: Social/Behavioral Category**

Jones, K., Brady, A., Graves, E., Platt, T., & Ranson, H. (2018). Building Family-Centered Practice in Vietnam: Validation and Translation of Occupation-Based Pediatric Assessments. Mentors: Nguyen, M., Hutchison, S., Velozo, C., & Coker-Bolt, P.

**1st Place Award – Interprofessional Award**

Gullion, L. & Stansell, J. (2017). The Impact of Early Neuroimaging and Developmental Assessment in a

Preterm Infant Diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy. Mentors: Moss, H., Jenkins, D., & Coker-Bolt, P.

** 1st Place Award – Interprofessional Award**

Hallman, K. (2017). How does the integrity of specific white matter tracts relate to early and late motor

test performance in neonates? Mentors: Moss, H., Jenkins, D., & Coker-Bolt, P.

** 1st Place - Clinical/Professional/Masters VI/Oral Presentations**

Hanmer, E. & Baez, R. (2017). Empowering Women in Haiti: Perceptions of the Days for Girls International Program. Mentors: O’Flynn, J., Jaeger, L., Laurent, M., & Coker-Bolt., P.

Gower, L. (2016). Validation of the Specific Test of Early Infant Motor Performance (STEP) with Neuroimaging. Mentors: Ramakrishnan, V., Moss, H., Brown, T., Jenkins, D., Coker-Bolt, P.

** 1st Place - Clinical/Professional/Masters VII/Oral Presentations**

Jansson, A., Bigg, S., Hammond, L.,  Hudson, L., Hunkler, S., Kitch, J., Richardson, H., Tiedemann, E. (2016). Implementing the Days for Girls Menstrual Hygiene and Reproductive Health Education in Haiti

Mentors: Coker-Bolt, P., O'Flynn, J., Jaeger, L., Laurent, M. 

Illges, A., Wilson, L., Brainard, M., Faerber, M., Kitch, J., Richardson, H., Can We Identify Early Delays? Validity of the Specific Test of Early Infant MotorPerformance (STEP) (2016).

Mentors: Dorothea Jenkins, MD; Viswanathan Ramakrishnan, PhD, Laurel Gower, College of Medicine Student, Patty Coker-Bolt, PhD, OTR, FAOTA

Tillman, J., Humphries, E. & Ward, E. (2015). Correlating Early Motor Skills to White Matter Abnormalities in Preterm Infants Using Diffusion Tensor Imaging.  

Mentors: Coker-Bolt, P., Barbour, B., Moss, G., Brown, T., & Jenkins, D.

** 1st Place Award- Interprofessional Award **

Connolly, J., Shelton, D. & Hoover, R. (2015). Quantifying Real-World Activity and Upper-Limb Use in Children with Cerebral Palsy Using Accelerometers.

Mentors: Seo, NJ., Downey, R., & Coker-Bolt, P

Bristol, S., Hope, K., Horowitz, D., & Ludovise, R., (2015). Guided Movement and Play Program for Premature Infants (GMAPP): Engaging Families in the Early Intervention of At-risk Infants.

Mentors: Barbour, A., Coker-Bolt, P. &  Jenkins, D.

Shehee, L. (2015). Predicting Motor Outcomes with 3 Month Prone Hip Angles in Premature Infants.

Mentors: Barbour, A., Coker-Bolt, P., &  Jenkins, D.

**1st Place/Oral Presentations: Clinical / Professional / Masters V**

Brown, J. (2015). Does Postpartum Depression Affect Infant Development?

Mentors: Coker-Bolt, P., Poon, J., Barbour, A. & Jenkins, D.

Anson, C., Futrell, N., Spain, H., & Wagor, C. (2014). Moving, learning, and playing: Using an Adapted Ride-on-toy to promote early mobility and social and motor skills in for a child with down syndrome. 2014 MUSC Student Research Day.  Mentors, Coker-Bolt, P., Kraft, S.

Wilson, S., & Simermeyer, J. (2014). The Specific Test of Early infant motor Performance (STEP): Reliability of a novel infant motor assessment scored by expert and novice raters. 2014 MUSC Student Research Day.  Mentors: Coker-Bolt, P., Barbour A., Jenkins, D.

Furman, R. & Engle, J. (2014). How well does head ultra sound predict later motor delays in premature infants? 2014 MUSC Student Research Day. 

Mentors: Coker-Bolt, P., Barbour, A., Jenkins, D.

Jesewitz, B. & Stearns, B. (2014). Quantifying early infant head control in sitting: How reliable is Dartfish 2-D kinematic motion analysis? 2014 MUSC Student Research Day. Mentors: Coker-Bolt, P., Barbour, A.,Jenkins, D.

Haselden, M., Syretz, C., & Thompson, J. (2013). Can we screen at-risk infants quickly and accurately? Clinical utility of the Specific Test of Early infant motor Performance (STEP). 2013 MUSC Student Research Day. Mentors: Coker-Bolt, P., Hope, K., Poon, J., Jenkins, D.

**1st Place poster: Clinical Professional Masters I: Social/Behavioral category**

Cook, E., Sanders, C., Stokes, M., Ambur, B., & Morse, M. (2013). A Case presentation of the effects of early power mobility on the overall development of a child born with a rare genetic neuromuscular disorder. 2013 MUSC Student Research Day. Mentors: Coker-Bolt, P. and Kraft, S.

**2nd Place poster: Clinical Professional Masters I: Social/Behavioral category**

Johnson, A. & Beckett, J., (2013). Does a short infant motor test, The STEP, correlate with evidence

of brain injury by MRS and later outcome at 12 months?2013 MUSC Student Research Day. Mentors: Patty Coker-Bolt, Kathryn Hope,Truman Brown, Denise Mulvihill, Dorothea Jenkins.

Ochsner, C. & Olbrich, K. (2013). The Specific Test of Early infant motor Performance (STEP):

Psychometric testing and factor analysis.2013 MUSC Student Research Day. Mentors: Patty Coker-Bolt,Kathryn Hope, Viswanathan Ramakrishnan, Dorothea Jenkins.

Johnson, E. (2012). Economic impact of CARES clinical services. MUSC Student Research Day. Faculty Mentors: Coker-Bolt, P., Gonsalves, W., Kraft, S., Seif, G., & Simpson, K.

Johnson, E. (2012). “Economic impact of CARES clinical services”. MUSC Student Research Day. FacultyMentors: Coker-Bolt, P., Gonsalves, W., Kraft, S., Seif, G., & Simpson, K.

Scheppman, S., Michalski, C., Tyner, A.W., & Perkel, J. (2012). “Sensitivity of Infant Parent Questionnaires: Do They Detect Early Motor Delays?” MUSC Student Research Day.  Faculty Mentors: Coker-Bolt, P., Poon, J., & Jenkins, D.

**2nd Place Award Winner - Interprofessional Award –**

Stoke, L. Duemling, B., & Perkel., J. (2012). “Infant head movement and relationship to patterns of early motor delay”. MUSC Student Research Day. Faculty Mentors: Coker-Bolt, P. & Jenkins, D.

** 2nd Place Poster – Clinical Professional Masters I Social/Behavioral Sciences**

Rogers, K., Vinesse, J., & Perkel, P. (2012). “Are we catching developmental delays too late? A 10-item infant motor test for busy pediatricians”. MUSC Student Research Day. Faculty Mentors: Coker-Bolt, P.,Woodbury, M., & Jenkins, D.

**2nd Place Poster -Clinical Professional-Masters IV Basic/Clinical Category

Shuler, L., Jarrett, L., & Perkel, J. (2012). “Neonatal neuroimaging:  Correlating early motor skills to white matter abnormalities in preterm infants”. MUSC Student Research Day. Faculty Mentors: Coker-Bolt, P. & Jenkins, D. **1st Place Poster - Interprofessional Award**

Johnson, L. & Martin, A.(2011). “An Exploration of Early Motor Delays and Early Intervention for an Extremely Premature Infant” Poster, MUSC Student Research Day. MUSC Student Research Day, Faculty Mentor: Coker-Bolt, P. & Jenkins, D. Clinical Professional-Masters I Social/Behavioral Sciences – 1st Place Award Winners

McGinnis, S. & Wiesner, R. (2011). “Early Motor Skill Differences in Low and High Risk Infants” MUSC Student Research Day, Faculty Mentors – Coker-Bolt, P. & Woodbury, M.

**2nd Place Poster - Clinical Professional-Masters I Social/Behavioral Sciences**

Tuttle, C. & Hudson, C. (2011).    “Infant Head Movements: Intrarater and Interrater Reliability Using Dartfish 2D Motion Kinematics” MUSC Student Research Day, Faculty Mentor – Coker-Bolt, P. &Jenkins, D.

**2nd Place Poster - Interprofessional Award**

McFall, A. & Meyer, L. (2011). “Movement Patterns of Infants with Known Brain Abnormalities within the First Months of Life” MUSC Student Research Day, Faculty Mentor: Coker-Bolt, P. & Jenkins, D.

Coker-Bolt, P.,  Bower, B., Perkel, J., Holthaus, K.,  Bean, K., Carn, K., Mays, L., Pender, S., Rowland, L., & Shell, S. (2011). Early Motor Skill Patterns in Low and High Risk Infants. Poster, AOTA Annual Conference and Exposition, Philadelphia, Pa.

Bower, B., Bean, K., Carn, K., Mays, L., Pender, S., Rowland, L., & Shell, S. (2010). “Identifying Early Motor and Muscle Skill Development Differences in High and Low Risk Infants”. Poster, MUSC Student Research Day. Faculty Mentor: Coker-Bolt, P.

French, L., Biro, J., Lee, J., Martin, M., Micham, K., Nguyen, C., & Williams, K. (2009). “Oral Motor Stimulation Protocol for Infants with Complex Congenital Heart Defects”. Poster, MUSC Student Research Day. Faculty Mentor: Coker, P.

**1st Place Award Winners - Clinical Professional I**

Colebank, C., Corbin, C., Kicklighter, K., Lyons, S., Martin, M., & Spry, S. (2008). “An Oral Motor Protocol for Infants with Complex Congenital Heart Defects. Poster, MUSC Student Research Day.Faculty Mentor: Coker, P.

**2nd Place Poster. Clinical Professional I**  

Corbin, C. & Head, C. (2008). “A Study of Modified Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy for Children with Hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy”. Poster, MUSC Student Research Day. Faculty Mentor:Coker, P.

Lyons, S. & Cornielle, D. (2008). “The Perceived Benefits of Participation in Structured Recreations Activities Among Parents of Children with Severe Mental and Physical Disabilities”. Poster, MUSC Student Research Day. Faculty Mentors: Coker, P. and Ellis, C.

Ashmore, J, Gatz, K., Glover, D., Griffith, L, Konvalinka, K., Parham, l, Starrett, G., Streuber, L., & Taylor, A. (2007). “Culture and Healthcare: A Study of Rural Romania”. Poster, MUSC Student Research Day. Faculty Mentor: Coker, P.

Lebkicker, C. & Harris, L. (2006). “The Use of a Modified CIMT Program for a Child Under One-Year of Age”. Poster, MUSC Student Research Day.

Faculty Mentor: Coker, P.  

**1st Place Award Winners - Clinical Professional I**

Boulware, E., Lengers, B., Johnson, B., Massey, C., & Robbie, B. (2006). “The Effectiveness of a Modified CIMT Program for Children with Hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy”. MUSC Student Research Day.Faculty Mentor: Coker, P.

 

MENTORSHIP OF STUDENT PRESENTATIONS AT NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES

Jansen, A. (2018). Patient Satisfaction in Cares: A Pro Bono Clinic. Pro-bono Network Conference, Chester PA. Faculty Mentors: Kraft S, Seif G. Giles A, Coker-Bolt P, Wager K.

Roettger G, Semones A. (2018). Integrating College of Medicine Students in a Therapy Pro Bono Clinic  Increases their Understanding of Neurological Rehabilitation. Pro-bono Network Conference, Chester PA. March Faculty Mentors: Kraft S, Seif G. Giles A, Coker-Bolt P, Wager K.

Sargeant M. (2018). The Financial Impact of a Student-Run free clinic in a state without Medicaid Expansion. Pro-bono Network Conference, Chester PA.. Faculty Mentors: Kraft S, Seif, G, Wager K, Coker-Bolt P, Giles A.

Bannon, C., Brenner, J., Davidson, L., Slaughter, L., & Williams, M. (2015). The interprofessional approach to electronic health records: Implementation at a student-run free clinic.2015 Society of Student Run Free Clinics Conference (Atlanta, Ga) Faculty Mentors: Wager, K., Seif, G., Kraft, S.,Coker-Bolt, P.

Coats, E., Callahan, K., Harris, C., Pena, L., Slaughter, L., & Knowles, J. (2015). Client-centered care? Patient satisfaction with services provides at the CARES Therapy Clinic. 2015 Society of Student Run Free Clinics Conference (Atlanta, Ga). Faculty Mentors: Coker-Bolt, P., Kraft, S., Seif, G.

Hayden, G., Hubbard, J., Knowles, J. (2015). Lessons learned and results from patient centered outcome measures at the MUSC student-run clinic, CARES Therapy Clinic. 2015 Society of Student Run Free Clinics Conference (Atlanta, Ga). Faculty Mentors: Kraft, S., Seif, G., & Coker-Bolt, P.

Johnson, E. (2013). Economic Impact of a Student Run Free Medical Clinic". Collaborating Across Boarders VI Conference: Interprofessional Collaboration: Transformative Change from the Classroom to Practice. Oral Presentation. (Vancouver, Canada). Faculty Mentors: Simpson, K., Coker-Bolt, P., Kraft, S., Seif, G., and Gonsalves, W.

Cline S, Powell C, Freeman S. (2013). Collaborative Care: The Community Impact of a Student-Run Free Clinic Combining Medical Care and Therapeutic Rehabilitation” Student Society of Free Medical Clinics Conference. (San Antonio TX). Faculty Mentors: Kraft S, Seif G, Coker-Bolt P, Gonsalves W.

Knuth, K. & Shigley, B. (2011). “An Interdisciplinary Approach to Addressing the Oral Health of Children with Special Needs” Collaboration Across Borders Conference II (CAB II), (Tucson, AZ.) Faculty Mentor: Coker-Bolt, P. & Malley, S.

 

HANDICAP INTERNATIONAL PROJECT: VIETNAM

Handicap International – Vietnam Project (2016-2019): Nominated by the World Federation of Occupational Therapy (WFOT) to serve as a consultant for Handicap International project in Vietnam. The multi-year project, funded by a US AID grant, involves two phases.

Phase I is completed and involved the development and publication of rehabilitation guidelines for the care of children with cerebral palsy. These guidelines were approved by the Vietnamese Ministry of Health in the fall of 2017 and will be published and distributed to hospitals and providers in all provinces of Vietnam.

Phase II is on-going and involves workshop training for therapist, physicians and nurses in Vietnam.

 

SCHOLARLY ACTIVITIES

CURRENT FUNDED RESEARCH

Coker-Bolt, P., DeLuca, S., & Velozo, C. (2018-2019). Improving Quality of Life for Children with Cerebral Palsy in Vietnam: Implementation of Intensive Models of Rehabilitation. MUSC Center for Global Health Pilot Grant Proposal ($20,000). The overall purposes of this research includes: 1) the implementation of outcome assessments to understand the impact of pediatric therapies in Vietnam and 2) the implementation of Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy (CIMT) in Vietnam. 

Coker-Bolt, P. (2015-2020). Core Faculty (10% salary/effort). South Carolina Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (SC LEND). HRSA Grant, PIs and Co-Directors M. Macias, MD and K. Desmond, MD.

Coker-Bolt, P. (PI) (8/2018-8/2019). “Camp Hand to Hands”. The Charles Web/Ed Croft Endowment, Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina. ($10,00.00).

 

COMPLETED GRANT FUNDED RESEARCH

Coker-Bolt, P. (2016-2017). Selected by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board for a Fulbright Specialist Grant under the provisions of the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961 (as amended.), the Fulbright Program. This grant is administered by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, United States Department of State with the cooperation of the Institute of International Education/Council for International Exchange of Scholars (IIE/CIES). Host: Faculté des Sciences de Réhabilitation de Léogâne, a department of UNEPH: Université Episcopale d’Haïti ($20,000).

Coker-Bolt, P. (PI) & O’Flynn, J. (2016-2017).  MUSC Global Health MUSC Center for Global Health (CGH) pilot grant “Menstrual Education and Personal Hygiene Supplies to Empower Young Women in Haiti” ($19,603). The overreaching goal of this grant is to is to translate the Days for Girls International program for menstrual education and feminine hygiene education into a program appropriate for Haiti, potentially improving the lives of hundreds of women throughout the country.

Coker-Bolt, P. (7/2017 to 6/2018). (PI), “Camp Hand to Hands”. The Charles Web/Ed Croft Endowment, Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina. ($7,500.00).

Coker-Bolt, P. (7/2015 to 6/2016). (PI), “Camp Hand to Hands”. The Charles Web/Ed Croft Endowment, Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina. ($2,500.00).

Coker-Bolt, P. (7/2014 to 6/2015). (PI), “Camp Hand to Hands”. The Charles Web/Ed Croft Endowment, Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina. ($2,500.00).

Coker-Bolt, P. (PI), DeLuca, S., Ramey, S., & Woodbury, M. (2013-2014)  MUSC Global HealthMUSC Center for Global Health (CGH) pilot grant “Building Global Capacity for Pediatric Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy in Low-Income Countries” The overarching aim of this proposal is to translate our established P-CIMT programs into a model appropriate for implementation in Ethiopia potentially improving the lives of children throughout the country. ($20,000)

Gretchen Seif (PI), Patty Coker-Bolt (Co-I), Sara Kraft (Co-I), Dusti- Annan-Coultas (Co-I), and Karen Wager (Co-I) (2014). iPad Therefore I Can”: Assessment of iPads Technology at the CARES Therapy Clinic. ($5,000)

Coker-Bolt, P. (7/2013 to 6/2014). (PI), “Camp Hand to Hands”. The Charles Web/Ed Croft Endowment, Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina. ($2,500.00).

Coker-Bolt, P. (2011-2016). Core Faculty (10% salary/effort). South Carolina Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (SC LEND). HRSA Grant, PIs and Co-Directors M. Macias, MD and K. Desmond, MD.

Coker-Bolt, P. (7/2012 to 6/2013). (PI) “Camp Hand to Hands”. The Charles Web/Ed Croft Endowment, Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina. ($2,500.00).

Seif, G., Coker-Bolt, P., Kraft, S., Annan-Coulta, D., (2013). Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy CARES Clinic Pilot Project. CHP Becky A. Trickey Educational Enhancement Fund. ($2,500)

Coker-Bolt (PI) 5/01/2013 to 4/31/2014). MUSC Specialized Center of Research (SCOR) Pilot Project. “The STEP: The Specific Test of Early infant motor Performance” Grant Number: SCTR UL1TR000062.

Goal Statement: The goal of the STEP research program is to develop a rating scale for a shortened infant motor screening tool that requires minimal training and time to administer, correlates with the concurrent gold standard tests, has good reliability when used by usual neonatal care providers, and is sensitive enough to reasonably predict longer term outcome of preterm infants at risk for developmental delay ($30,000)

Coker-Bolt, P. (8/2011 to 8/2012). (PI), “Camp Hand to Hands”. The Charles Web/Ed Croft Endowment, Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina. ($2,500.00).

Coker-Bolt, P., Gonsalves, W., Kraft, S., Seif, G., & Simpson, K. (2011-2012). Co-PI. Interprofessional Education at the MUSC: Community Aid, Relief, Education and Support Clinic (CARES) clinic. MUSC Interprofessional Collaboration Grant Opportunity Pilot Project Program. ($15,000).

Coker-Bolt, P., Jenkins, D., & Moreau, N. (2010 to 2012). Principal Investigator. Early gender related motor skill differences in female and male preterm infants. MUSC Specialized Center of Research (SCOR). ($17,000).

Coker, P. (2009 to 2011). Faculty Mentor/Exemplar (10% salary/effort).  Developing caring professionals: Infusing compassion and humanism in health professions education Arthur Vining Davis Foundations. ($199,543). Principal investigator. M.D. Mitcham.

Coker-Bolt, P. (8/2010 to 8/2011). Principal Investigator, “Camp Hand to Hands”. The Charles Web/Ed Croft Endowment, Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina. ($2,500.00).

Coker, P. (8/2009 to 8/2010). Principal Investigator, “Camp Hand to Hands”. The Charles Web/Ed Croft Endowment, Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina. ($2,500.00).

Coker, P. (8/2008 to 8/2009). Principal Investigator, “Camp Hand to Hands”.

The Charles Web/Ed Croft Endowment, Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina. ($2,500.00).

Coker, P. and Karakostas, T. (7/01/2007 to 6/30/2009). Principal Investigator, “Using modified CIMT to improve gait and adaptive function in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy”. MUSC College of Health Professions, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences Pilot Research Grant Program for Developing Investigators. ($39,876.00).

Coker, P. (8/2007 to 8/2008). Principal Investigator, “Camp Hand to Hands”. The Charles Web/Ed Croft Endowment, Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina. ($2,500.00).

Coker, P. (8/2006 to 8/2007). Principal Investigator, “Camp Hand to Hands”. The Charles Web/Ed Croft Endowment, Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina. ($2,500.00).

Coker, P., Lebkicker, C., & Harris, L.  (4/2006 to 4/2007). Principal Investigator, “Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy Program for Children with Hemiplegia”. MUSC Health Sciences Foundation YES Grant ($1697.73)

Coker, P. (2002 to 2005). Faculty Mentor (5% effort). Community Connections I Grant: Partners for Learning and Service. 1D37-HP00876 Health Resources and Service Administration ($368,906.00). Principal Investigator: Dr. Maralynne Mitcham. 

Coker, P. (2005 to 2008). Faculty Mentor (5% effort). Community Connections II Grant: Partners for Learning, Service, and Research. 1D37-HP00876 Health Resources and Service Administration ($637,324.00) Principal Investigator: Dr. Maralynne Mitcham.

 

GRANTSMANSHIP TRAINING:

Training in Grantsmanship for Rehabilitation Research workshop (TIGRR) (2015) – Selected as a mentee or the TIGRR intensive grant-writing workshop for junior investigators in the rehabilitation sciences.

 

PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS:

  1. Gullion, L., Stansell, J., Moss, H., Aljuhani, T., Jenkins, D., & Coker-Bolt, P. (2019). The impact of early neuroimaging and developmental assessment in a preterm infant diagnosed with cerebral palsy,” Case Reports in Pediatrics, Article ID 9612507, https://doi.org/10.1155/2019/9612507 .
  2. Gower, L., Jenkins, D., Fraser, J., Ramakrishnan, V., & Coker-Bolt, P.(2018).  Early developmental assessment with a short screening test, the STEP, predicts one-year outcomes. Journal of Perinatology. doi:10.1038/s41372-018-0234-4.
  3. Badran BW, Jenkins DD, De Vries WH, Dancy M, Mappin G, Bernstein H, Bikson M, Coker-Bolt P, George MS. (2018). Transcutaneous auricular vagus nerve stimulation (taVNS) for improving oromotor function in newborns. Brain stimulation. doi: 10.1016/ j.brs.2018.
  4. Coker-Bolt, P., Baez, R., Hanmer, E., Emmanuel, C., Wagner, A., O’Flynn, J., Laurent, M. (Submitted June 2018). Empowering Women in Haiti: Perceptions of the Days for Girls International Program for Feminine Hygiene and Reproductive Health. Occupational Therapy International.
  1. Coker-Bolt, P., Jansson, A., Kitch, J., Richardson, H., Bigg, S., Hammond, E., Hudson, H., Hunkler, S., Tiedemann, E., Laurent, M., & O’Flynn, J. (2017). Menstrual Education and Personal Hygiene Supplies to Empower Young Women in Haiti. Occupational Therapy Journal of Research: Occupation, Participation, and Health, 37(4):210-217. doi: 10.1177/1539449217719866.
  2. Coker-Bolt, P., Downey, R., Connelly, J., Hoover, R., Shelton, D., & Seo, NJ. (2017). Quantifying Real-World Whole-Body and Upper-Limb Use in Children with Cerebral Palsy Using Accelerometers. Special Issue on CIMT for Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine, 10(1):27-36. doi: 10.3233/PRM-170408.
  3. Johnson, E., Seif, G., Coker-Bolt, P., & Kraft, S. (2017). Measuring clinical reasoning and interprofessional attitudes. Journal of Student-Run Clinics, 3(1); 1-6.
  4. Hong, I., Dodds, C. B., Coker-Bolt, P., Simpson, A. N., & Velozo, C. A. (2017). How accurately do both parents and health professionals assess overweight in children? Pediatric Physical Therapy, 5, DOI: 10.1097/PEP.0000000000000403
  5. Coker-Bolt, P., Barbour, A., Moss, H., Humphries, E., Tillman, J., Ward., E., Brown, T., & Jenkins, D. (2016). Correlating Early Motor Skills to White Matter Abnormalities in Preterm Infants using Diffusion Tensor Imaging. Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine, 9(3);185-93. doi: 10.3233/PRM-160380.
  6. Shehee, L., Coker-Bolt, P., Barbour, A., Moss, H., Brown, T., & Jenkins, D. (2016). Predicting motor outcomes with 3 month prone hip angles in premature infants. Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine, 9(3); 231-6. doi: 10.3233/PRM-160384.
  7. Hong I., Coker-Bolt, P., Anderson, K. R., Lee, D., & Velozo, C. A. (2016). The relationship of physical activity to children who are overweight and obese: Findings from the 2012 NHANES National Youth Fitness Survey. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 70(5), 7005180060p7005180061-7005180060p7005180068. doi:10.5014/ajot.2016.021212
  8. Coker-Bolt, P., DeLuca, S., & Ramey, S. (2015). A partnership model to adapt and implement pediatric constraint-induced movement therapy (CIMT) in Sub-Saharan Africa. Occupational Therapy International, 22(3):141-51, doi: 10.1002/oti.1392.
  9. Bentzley J, Coker-Bolt P, Moreau N, Hope K, Ramakrishnan V, Brown T, Mulvihill D, Jenkins D. (2015). Kinematic measurement of 12-week head control correlates with 12-month neurodevelopment in preterm infants. Early Human Development. Early Human Development, 91, 159-174. doi.org/10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2015.01.001
  10. Wagor, K., Seif, G., Kraft, S., Coker-Bolt, P, Annan, D. (2015). MHA Students Partner with OT and PT Students to Successfully Select an EHR for a Student Run Free Medical Clinic. Journal of Health Admin Education, 4, 133-147.
  11. Carson, N. & Coker-Bolt, P. (2015). Maralynne Mitcham: Educator, mentor, and innovator. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 69, 6901080010. http://dx.doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2015.691003
  12. Coker-Bolt, P., Woodbury, M., Perkel, J., Moreau, N., Hope, K., Ramakrishnan, V., Mulvihill, D. & Jenkins, D. (2014). Identifying premature infant at high and low risk for motor delays using motor performance testing and MRS.Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine, 7, 219-232. DOI 10.3233/PRM-140291.
  13. Seif GA, Coker-Bolt P, Kraft S, Gonsalves W, Simpson K, Johnson E.(2014). The development of clinical reasoning and interprofessional behaviors: service-learning at a student-run free clinic. Journal of Interprofessional Care http://informahealthcare.com/doi/abs/10.3109/13561820.2014.921899
  14. Giles, A., Carson, N., Breland, H., Coker-Bolt, P., Bowman, P. (2014). Use of simulated patients and reflective video analysis to assess occupational therapy students’ preparedness for fieldwork. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 68(S2), S57-66.
  15. Shigley, B., Knuth, K., Malley, S., & Coker-Bolt, P. (2014). An interdisciplinary approach to addressing the oral health of children with special needs. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 27; 113-115.
  16. Martin, A., Johnson, L. Coker-Bolt, P., Moreau, N., Perkel, J., & Jenkins, D. (2013). A case exploration of early motor delays in an extremely premature infant. Journal of Occupational Therapy, Schools & Early Intervention, 6(1); 14-22.
  17. Coker-Bolt, P., Jarrard, C., Woodard-Kline, F., & Merrill, P. (2012). The effects of oral motor stimulation on feeding behaviors of infants born with single ventricle anatomy. Journal of Pediatric Nursing. doi:10.1016/j.pedn.2012.03.024.
  18. Graber, D., Mitcham, M., Coker-Bolt, P., Wise, H., Jacques, P., Edlund, B., & Annan-Coultas, D. (2012). The Caring Professionals Program: Educational approaches that integrate caring attitudes and empathic behaviors into health professions education. Journal of Allied Health, 41(2), 90-96.
  19. Coker, P. (2010). The effects of an experiential learning program on the clinical reasoning and critical thinking skills of occupational therapy students. Journal of Allied Health, 39(4); 280-286.
  20. Coker, P., Karakostas, T., Dodds, C., & Hsiang, S. (2010). Gait characteristics of children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy before and after modified constraint-induced movement therapy. Disability and Rehabilitation; 32(5), 402-408.
  21. Coker, P., Lebkicker, C, & Harris, L. (2009). The effects of constraint-induced movement therapy for a child less than one year of age. Neurorehabilition, 24, 199-208.
  22. Lyons, S., Cornielle, D., Coker, P. & Ellis, C. (2009). A miracle in the outfield: the benefits of participation in organized baseball leagues for children with mental and physical disabilities.Therapeutic Recreation Journal, 43(3), 41-48.
  23. O’Brien, J., Coker, P., Lynn, R., Suppinger, R., Pearigen, T., Rabon, S., St. Aubin, A., Ward, A.T.(2000). The Impact of Occupational Therapy on a Child’s Playfulness.Occupational Therapy in Health Care, 12(2/3): 39-51.

 

PUBLICATIONS IN CLINICAL PRACTICE JOURNALS:

  1. Beacham, A., Chaney, K., Cox, H., Fluharty, A., Hart, E., Platt, T., Shuler, T., & Coker-Bolt, P. (2019). Students’ Perspective on Training Vietnamese Therapists about Pediatric CIMT. OT Practice, Oct. Issue.
  2. Bristol, S. & Coker-Bolt, P. (2017). Goal-Directed, Protocol-Driven, and Parent-Led Home-Based Infant Enrichment Programs. Special Interest Section Quarterly, A Supplement to OT Practice. Volume 2, Issue 2, ISSN 1084-4902
  3. Kitch, J., Richardson, H., Bigg, S., Hammond, E., Hudson, H., Hunkler, S., Jansson, A., Tiedemann, E., Laurent, M., O’Flynn, J., & Coker-Bolt, P. (2017). Implementing the Days for Girls international menstrual hygiene and reproductive health education in Haiti. OT Practice,March 27 issue.
  4. Coker-Bolt, P., DeLuca, S., & Ramey, S. (2016). Promoting evidence-based practices abroad: Developing a constraint-induced movement therapy program in Ethiopia. OT Practice, February 8 issue.
  5. Dhan, L., Anson, C., Callahan, K., Coats, E., Slaughter, L., Coker-Bolt, P., & Velozo, C. (2015). Student-run free therapy clinics: Integrating service learning and care for uninsured clients. OT Practice.
  6. Stokes, M., Cook, E., Sanders, C., & Coker-Bolt, P. (2014). The case for early power mobility: Developmental outcomes for a toddler born with a rare neuromuscular disorder. Technology Special Interest Section Quarterly, 24(4), 1–4.
  7. Coker, P., Biro, J., French, L., Lee, J., Martin, M., Mitchum, K., Nguyen, C., & Williams, K. (2010). Building the evidence: Emerging research on an OT intervention for infants born with cardiac defects.OT Practice; 15(8): 9-13.
  8. Coker, P., Imburgia, R., & Lyons, S. (2010). Take me out to the ball park! The effects of a community baseball league. Developmental Disabilities Special Interest Section Quarterly, 33(4): 1-4.

 

PUBLISHED LETTER TO EDITOR OF PEER REVIEWED JOUNRAL

Coker-Bolt P. & Karakostas T. (2012). Letter to the editor. Pediatric Physical Therapy, 24 (2):215.

 

EDITED BOOK:

Ramey, S., Coker-Bolt, P., & DeLuca, S. (2013). A Handbook of Pediatric Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy (P-CIMT): A Guide for Occupational and Physical Therapists, Researchers, and Clinicians. Bethesda, MD: American Occupational Therapy Association Press.

 

AUTHORED CHAPTERS FROM THIS BOOK:

  • Coker-Bolt, P., Ramey, S., & DeLuca, S. (2013). Operationalizing Pediatric Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy (P-CIMT): The core principles to inform training P-CIMT. In A Handbook of Pediatric Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy (P-CIMT): A Guide for Occupational and Physical Therapists, Researchers, and Clinicians. Bethesda, MD: American Occupational Therapy Association Press. Bethesda, MD: American Occupational Therapy Association Press.
  • Coker-Bolt, P., Reidy, T., & Nabors, E. (2013). Alternative’ P-CIMT approaches: Understanding the how and why of clinical variations in Pediatric Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy (P-CIMT). In A Handbook of Pediatric Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy (P-CIMT): A Guide for Occupational and Physical Therapists, Researchers, and Clinicians. Bethesda, MD: American Occupational Therapy Association Press. Bethesda, MD: American Occupational Therapy Association Press.
  • Eliasson, AC. & Coker-Bolt, P. (2013). The Eco-CIMT model and a camp-based models of P-CIMT:Examples of effective protocols for modified CIMT. In A Handbook of Pediatric Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy (P-CIMT): A Guide for Occupational and Physical Therapists, Researchers, and Clinicians. Bethesda, MD: American Occupational Therapy Association Press. Bethesda, MD: American Occupational Therapy Association Press.
  • Reidy, T., Coker-Bolt, P., & Ainsworth, D. (2013). Adapting Pediatric Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy (P-CIMT) for children with traumatic brain injury, brachial plexus palsy, hemispherectomy, and related conditions. In A Handbook of Pediatric Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy (P-CIMT): A Guide for Occupational and Physical Therapists, Researchers, and Clinicians. Bethesda, MD: American Occupational Therapy Association Press. Bethesda, MD
  • Coker-Bolt, P., Trucks, M.R., Lutenbacher. R. (2013). Working with families and therapy teams to maximize Pediatric Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy (P-CIMT) benefits. In A Handbook of Pediatric Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy (P-CIMT): A Guide for Occupational and Physical Therapists, Researchers, and Clinicians. Bethesda, MD: American Occupational Therapy Association Press. Bethesda, MD: American Occupational Therapy Association Press.

 

BOOK CHAPTERS:

  1. Coker-Bolt, P., Garcia, T., & Nabor, E. (2015). Cerebral Palsy. In Soloman & O’Brien, Pediatric Skills for Occupational Therapy Assistants (4th Ed.). St. Louis, Mo.: Mosby-Elsevier.
  2. Coker-Bolt, P. (2015). Cerebral Palsy. Positioning and Handling. In Soloman & O’Brien, Pediatric Skills for Occupational Therapy Assistants (4th Ed.). St. Louis, Mo.: Mosby-Elsevier.
  3. Coker-Bolt, P., Garcia, T., & Nabor, E. (2014). Neuromotor: Cerebral Palsy. In Case-Smith & O’Brien, Occupational Therapy for Children (7th Ed). St. Louis, Mo: Mosby-Elsevier.
  4. Coker-Bolt, P. & Early, M.B. (2012). Occupational Therapy Process: Evaluation and Intervention in Physical Dysfunction. In Early, M.B., Physical Dysfunction Practice Skills for the Occupational Therapy Assistant, (3rd Ed).St. Louis, Mo.: Mosby-Elsevier.
  5. Coker, P., Garcia, T., & Nabor, E. (2011). Cerebral Palsy. In Soloman & O’Brien, Pediatric Skills for Occupational Therapy Assistants (3rd Ed.). St. Louis, Mo.: Mosby-Elsevier.

 

SCIENTIFIC PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS:

  1. Coker-Bolt, P., Gower, L., Jenkins, L., Moss, H., Brown, T., Ramakrishnan, V. (2017)., The Specific Test of Early Infant Motor Performance (STEP) predicts one-year Bayley outcomes. American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine 71st Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada. p., 101.
  2. Coker-Bolt, P., Moreau, N., Perkel, J., & Jenkins, D. (2015). Early Identification of Preterm Infants At-Risk for Neurodevelopmental Delay: Correlation of Kinematic Measures of Head Control with Neuroimaging and Developmental Assessment. American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine 69th Annual Meeting, Austin, Tx. p. 125.
  3. Moreau, N., Coker-Bolt, P., Perkel, J., Holthaus, K., & Jenkins, D. (2012). Magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) findings correlate with kinematic measures of motor test performance in high risk preterm infants. Abstracts from the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine 66th Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada, p.63.
  4. Moreau, N., Balleh, Holthaus, K., Perkel, J., Coker-Bolt, P. & Jenkins, D. (2012). Muscle architectural difference between preterm infants at high and low risk for developmental delay. Abstracts from the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine 66th Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada, p.63.
  5. Coker-Bolt, P., Moreau, M., Perkel, J., & Jenkins, D. (2011). Early Gender Related Motor Skills Differences in Female and Male Preterm Infants. Journal of Women’s Health. Abstracts from the NIH Office of Women’s Health, Eighth Annual Interdisciplinary Women’s Health Research Symposium. 451-451.
  6. Coker, P. & Karakostas, T. (2009). The Effects of MCIMT on the Adaptive Function and Selected Gait Characteristics of Children with Hemiplegia. Abstracts from the American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine 63rd Annual Meeting, Scottsdale, AZ. p. 52.

 

POSITION PAPERS FOR AMERICAN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSOCIATION

  1. Gray, J., Coker-Bolt, P., Halle, A., Hartmann, K., & Nardella, M. (2017). The Importance of Primary Care Education in Occupational Therapy Curricula. American Occupational Therapy Association Position Paper.
  2. Gray, J., Coker-Bolt, P., Gupta, j., Hissong, A., Hartmann, K., & Kern, S. (2015). The importance of interprofessional education in occupational therapy curricula. American Occupational Therapy Association Position Paper.

 

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

  1. Coker-Bolt, P. & O’Flynn, J. (2018). "Menstrual Hygiene and Reproductive Health Education in Haiti using the Days for Girls International Program". Poster, 17th Annual World Federation of Occupational Therapy World Congress, Cape Town, South Africa.
  2. Coker-Bolt, P. & Giles, A. (2017). How to start and sustain a successful interprofessional student-run free clinic: Linking the classroom to clinical practice. Workshop, Collaborating Across Borders (CAB) V, Banff, Canada.
  3. Booth, J., Coker-Bolt, P., Frick, J., & O’Flynn, J. (2017). Developing Occupational and Physical Therapy in Haiti: Inter-professional and international collaborations. Panel presentation, Collaborating Across Borders (CAB) V, Banff, Canada.
  4. Coker-Bolt, P., Gower, L., Jenkins, L., Moss, H., Brown, T., Ramakrishnan, V. (2017)., The Specific Test of Early Infant Motor Performance (STEP) predicts one-year Bayley outcomes. American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine 71st Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada
  5. Coker-Bolt, P., Downey, R., Connelley, J., Hoover, R., Shelton, D., Seo, N. (2016). Quantifying Real-World Activity and Upper-Limb Use in Children with Cerebral Palsy Using Accelerometers. International Conference on Cerebral Palsy and other Childhood-onset Disabilities in Stockholm, Sweden.
  6. DeLuca, S., Coker-Bolt, P., Heathcock, J., & Ramey, S. (2016). The Next Generation of Intensive Pediatric Rehabilitation Therapies: Efficacy to Effective Clinical Implementation. International Conference on Cerebral Palsy and other Childhood-onset Disabilities in Stockholm, Sweden.
  7. Coker-Bolt, P., Hope, K., Ramakrishnan, V., Brown, T., Mulvihill, D., & Jenkins, D. (2014).Novel Motor Test at 12-weeks Correlates with 12-month Bayley Motor Scores. Scientific Poster. Pediatric Academy of Science (PAS). Vancouver, Canada.
  8. DeLuca, S., Coker-Bolt, P., Ramey, S. (2013). Pediatric Constraint Induced Movement Therapy. Breakfast workshop, International Conference on Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine. Lucknow, India.
  9. Johnson, E., Coker-Bolt, P., Gonsalves, W., Kraft, S., Seif, G., and Simpson, K. (2013). Economic Impact of the CARES Clinic. Collaborating Across Boarders VI Conference: Interprofessional Collaboration: Transformative Change from the Classroom to Practice. Oral Presentation. Vancouver, Canada.
  10. Coker-Bolt, P., Gonsalves, W., Simpson, K., Kraft, S., Seif, G., and Johnson, E. (2013). Changes in interprofessional attitudes and clinical reasoning following participation in a student-run free medical clinic Collaborating Across Boarders VI Conference: Interprofessional Collaboration: Transformative Change from the Classroom to Practice. Oral Presentation. Vancouver, Canada.
  11. Moreau, N., Coker-Bolt, P., Perkel, J., Holthaus, K., & Jenkins, D. (2012). Magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) findings correlate with kinematic measures of motor test performance in high risk preterm infants. Free paper, The American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine 66th Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada.
  12. Moreau, N., Balleh, Holthaus, K., Perkel, J., Coker-Bolt, P. & Jenkins, D. (2012). Muscle architectural difference between preterm infants at high and low risk for developmental delay. Free paper, The American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine 66th Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada.

 

NATIONAL CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

  1. Coker-Bolt, P., Janes, W., & Plummer, T. (2018). Increasing Access and Occupational Engagement with GoBabyGo. Pre-Conference Institute, American Occupational Therapy Association National Conference and Exposition, Salt-Lake City, Utah.
  2. Coker-Bolt, P., Housholder, K., Sullivan, S., & Gunner, E. (2018). Global Volunteerism: OT Led Public Health Initiatives Which Address Critical Needs Abroad. Poster, American Occupational Therapy Association National Conference and Exposition, Salt-Lake City, Utah.
  3. Coker-Bolt, P., Deluca, S., Reidy, T., Trucks, M., & Wallace, D. (2018). Pediatric CIMT: Important Research and Protocol Updates to Inform Clinical Practice. Short Course, American Occupational Therapy Association National Conference and Exposition, Salt-Lake City, Utah.
  4. Coker-Bolt, P., Gullion, L., & Stansell, J. (2018). Validation of the Specific Test of Early Infant Motor Performance (STEP) with Neuroimaging. Research Panel, American Occupational Therapy Association National Conference and Exposition, Salt-Lake City, Utah.
  5. Coker-Bolt, P. (2018). Evidence-Based Early Detection, Assessment, and Rehabilitation Strategies for Children with Cerebral Palsy. Short Course, American Occupational Therapy Association National Conference and Exposition, Salt-Lake City, Utah.
  6. Jansen, A, Kraft S, Seif G. Giles A, Coker-Bolt P, Wager K. (2018). Patient Satisfaction in Cares: A Pro Bono Clinic. Probono Network Conference, Chester PA.
  7. Roettger G, Semones A, Kraft S, Seif G, Giles A, Coker-Bolt P, Wager K. (2018). Integrating College of Medicine Students in a Therapy Pro Bono Clinic Increases their Understanding of Neurological Rehabilitation. Probono Network Conference, Chester PA.
  8. Sargeant M, Kraft S, Seif, G, Wager K, Coker-Bolt P, Giles A. (2018). The Financial Impact of a Student-Run free clinic in a state without Medicaid Expansion. Probono Network Conference, Chester PA.
  9. Gower, L., Coker-Bolt, P., Ramakrishnan, V., Moss, H., Brown, T., & Jenkins, D. (2017). The Specific Test of Early Infant Motor Performance (STEP) predicts Bayley Outcomes. Poster, Pediatric Academy of Science, San Francisco, CA. American Occupational Therapy Association National Conference and Exposition, Salt-Lake City, Utah.
  10. Coker-Bolt, P., O’Flynn, J., Barrett, K., & Flick, J. (2017). Short Course: The Development of an OT Educational Program in Haiti: The Impact of Global Partnerships. Short Course, American Occupational Therapy Association National Conference and Exposition, Philadelphia, Pa.
  11. Pape, S., Giles, A., Coker-Bolt, P., Tom, L., Illges, A., & Baxley, A. (2017). Short Course - How to start a successful student-run free clinic: A multi-institutional panel. American Occupational Therapy Association National Conference and Exposition, Philadelphia, Pa.
  12. Jansson, A., Bigg, S., Hammond, L., Hudson, H., Hunkler, H., Kitch, J., Richardson, H., Tiedemann, E. O’Flynn, J., Laurent, M., & Coker-Bolt, P. Menstrual Education and Personal Hygiene Supplies to Empower Young Women in Haiti. (2017).For Sight 14th Annual Global Health & Innovation Conference at Yale University, New Haven, CT.
  13. Jansson, A., Bigg, S., Hammond, L., Hudson, H., Hunkler, H., Kitch, J., Richardson, H., Tiedemann, E. O’Flynn, J., Laurent, M., & Coker-Bolt, P. (2017).Implementing the Days for Girls Menstrual Hygiene and Reproductive Health Education Program in Haiti Teaching Prevention 2017: Aligning Curriculum to Achieve Health Equity Conference, Savannah, GA.
  14. Hammond, L., Jansson, A., Bigg, S., Hudson, H., Hunkler, H., Kitch, J., Richardson, H., Tiedemann, E. O’Flynn, J., Laurent, M., & Coker-Bolt, P. (2016). Implementing the Days for Girls Menstrual Hygieneand Reproductive Health Education in Haiti. MUSC Center for Global Health and Department of Public Health Sciences Symposium. Charleston, SC.
  15. Jansson, A., Bigg, S., Hammond, L., Hudson, H., Hunkler, H., Kitch, J., Richardson, H., Tiedemann, E. O’Flynn, J., Laurent, M., & Coker-Bolt, P. (2016).Implementing the Days for Girls Menstrual Hygiene and Reproductive Health Education Program in Haiti. MUSC Student Research Day, Charleston, SC.
  16. Coker-Bolt, P. (2016). Infant Motor Skills. Invited Speaker, Cerebral Palsy Research Symposium, University of Delaware, Newark, DE.
  17. Shehee, L., Coker-Bolt, P., Barbour, A., & Jenkins, D. (2016). Predicting Motor Outcomes With 3 Month Prone Hip Angles in Premature Infants. Research poster, Pediatric Academic Societies, Baltimore, MD.
  18. Coker-Bolt, P., Carson, N., Hartmann, K., Herge, E., Hissong, A., Harvison, N., Kern, S. (2016). Interprofessional Collaborative Education: Linking Student Learning to Patient, Population, and Health System Outcomes, Pre-Conference Institute, American Occupational Therapy Association National Conference and Exposition, Chicago, Ill.
  19. Coker-Bolt, P., Benidixen, R., Pfeiffer, B. Does Therapy Dosage Matter? (2016). Applying Current Research to Enhance Pediatric Practice, short course, American Occupational Therapy Association National Conference and Exposition, Chicago, Ill.
  20. Giles, A., Coker-Bolt, P., Velozo, C., Atkinson, S., Fitzmaurice, C., Hope, K., Husband, M., Ludovise, R., Pena, L. (2016). Student-run free clinic: An innovative service learning opportunity, poster, American Occupational Therapy Association National Conference and Exposition, Chicago, Ill.
  21. Coker-Bolt, P., Wilson, L., Bristol, S., Hope, K., Horowitz, D., Humphries, E., Ludovise, R., Tillman, J., & Ward, E. (2016). Parent Centered Early Intervention: Engaging Families in Occupational Therapy Services for At-Risk Infants. Poster, American Occupational Therapy Association National Conference and Exposition, Chicago, Ill.
  22. Coker-Bolt, P., Barbour, A., Tillman, J., Humphries, E., Ward, E. & Jenkins, D. (2016). Correlating Early Motor Skills to White Matter Abnormalities in Preterm Infants. Research Poster, American Occupational Therapy Association National Conference and Exposition, Chicago, Ill.
  23. Coker-Bolt, P., Seo, N., Downey, R., Connelly, J., Hoover, J., & Shelton, D. (2016). Quantifying Real-World Activity and Upper-Limb Use in Children with Cerebral Palsy Using Accelerometers. Research Poster, American Occupational Therapy Association National Conference and Exposition, Chicago, Ill.
  24. McKinney, M., Miller, S., Kraft S, Seif G, Coker-Bolt P, Giles A, Velozo C, Giles A, Bowden M. (2016).Classroom To The Clinic: Integrating Intensity Principles Into The Student-Run Free Clinic.Student Society of Free Medical Clinics Conference Pheonix AZ
  25. Yount, H., Kraft S, Seif G, Coker-Bolt P, Giles A, Velozo C, Giles A. (2016). Interprofessional education using a student run free clinic as a model. Student Society of Free Medical Clinics Conference Pheonix AZ
  26. Davidson L, Shoemaker K, Wisher M, Kraft S, Seif G, Giles A, Velozo C, Coker-Bolt P.(2016) Classroom To The Clinic: The Impact Of A Student-Run Free Therapy Clinic.South Carolina Chapter of Physical Therapy Annual Conference Poster Presentation.MUSC Charleston SC Poster Presentation
  27. Stone C, Karlesky N, Huschart J, Schneider L, Kraft S, Seif G, Coker-Bolt P, Velozo C, Giles A.(2016). The Doctor is in: Teaching in Medical Student the Role of Therapy.South Carolina Chapter of Physical Therapy Annual Conference, MUSC Charleston SC.Poster Presentation.
  28. Yount, H, Wright R, Hayden G, Hunsucker L, Maddrey R, Kraft S, Seif G, Coker-Bolt P, Giles A, Velozo C. HEP reminders: Texting the way to Patient Success.(2016). South Carolina Chapter of Physical Therapy Annual Conference.MUSC Charleston SC.Poster Presentation.
  29. Carson, N., Bowman, P., Breland, H., Coker-Bolt, P., & Reyes, C. (2015). Interprofessional Education Moves Forward: Current Trends and Innovative Models. AOTA Educational Summit, Denver, Co.
  30. Coker-Bolt, P., Moreau, N., Bentzley, J., Mulvihill, D., & Jenkins, D. (2015). Correlation of Kinematic Measures of Head Control with Neuroimaging and Developmental Assessment. American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, Austin, Tx.
  31. Coker-Bolt, P. (2015). Training Ethiopian Therapists to Deliver Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy (CIMT). MUSC Global Health Symposium, Charleston, SC
  32. Kern, S., Hissong, A., Carson, N., & Coker-Bolt, P. (2015). Interprofessional Collaborative Education: Preparing graduates for community based practice. Pre-conference Institute, American Occupational Therapy Association National Conference and Exposition, Nashville, TN.
  33. Coker-Bolt, P., DeLuca, S., & Ramey, S., (2015). Pediatric Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy: Innovative Programs for Low- Income Countries and Rural Areas. Short Course, American Occupational Therapy Association National Conference and Exposition, Nashville, TN.
  34. Coker-Bolt, P., Zeigler, J., Seimermeyer, J., Wilson, S., Furman, R., Engle, J., Jesewitz, B., & Stern, F., (2015). How do I care for my baby? OT’s important role with infants in the NICU and their parents. Poster, American Occupational Therapy Association National Conference and Exposition, Nashville, TN.
  35. Coker-Bolt, P., Seimermeyer, J., Wilson, S., Furman, R., Engle, J., Jesewitz, B., & Stern, F., (2015). The STEP: A Short, Novel Infant Motor Test at 12-weeks Correlates with Bayley Motor Scores 12-Months. Research paper. American Occupational Therapy Association National Conference and Exposition, Nashville, TN.
  36. Coker-Bolt, P., Slaughter, L., Faulk, A., Sitton, M., Glessman, K., & Tomsic, P., (2015). Occupational Therapy Without Borders: Navigating an Interprofessional Medical Mission Trip to Underserved Countries. Poster, Nashville, TN.
  37. Coker-Bolt, P., Anson, C., Wagor, C., Spain, H., & Futrell, N. (2015). The Effects of Low Cost Adapted Ride-on-Toys: A Case Series with Toddlers with Neuromuscular Disorders. Poster, American Occupational Therapy Association National Conference and Exposition, Nashville, TN
  38. Coker-Bolt, P., Anson, C., Wagor, C., Spain, H., & Futrell, N. (2015). Moving, Learning, and Playing: Early Power Mobility Using Adapted Ride-on-toys for Children with Physical Disabilities. Poster, American Occupational Therapy Association National Conference and Exposition, Nashville, TN.
  39. Plummer, T., Coker-Bolt, P., & Galloway, C.(2015). Moving, Learning, and Socializing: How to Adapt a Toy Car for Children with Physical Disabilities. 3 hour workshop. American Occupational Therapy Association National Conference and Exposition, Nashville, TN.
  40. Hayden G, Bennett B, Coats E, Graul A, Hubbuch J, Kraft S., Seif G, Coker-Bolt P. (2015). Lessons Learned and Results from Patient Outcome Measures at the MUSC student run free clinic CARES Therapy Clinic” Student Society of Free Medical Clinics Conference.Oral Presentation, Atlanta GA.
  41. Bannan C, Brenner J, Doherty K, Davidson L, Neal L, Slaughter E, Williams M, Kraft S, Coker-Bolt P, Seif G, Wager K, Annan Coultas D. (2015). Interprofessional Approach to Electronic Health Records Implementation at a Student Run Clinic. Student Society of Free Medical Clinics Conference.Oral Platform and Poster Presentation, Atlanta GA.
  42. Coats E, Callahan K, Pena L, Slaughter E, Knowles M, Harris C, Kraft S, Seif G, Coker-Bolt P.(2015). Client-centered Care? Patient satisfaction with services provided at C.A.R.E.S. Therapy Clinic.Student Society of Free Medical Clinics Conference.Poster Presentation, Atlanta GA.
  43. Kraft S, Wager K, Seif G, Coker-Bolt P, Annan-Coultas D.The assessmentand implementation of an electronic health record in an interprofessional student-run free clinic.(2014). ASAHP Conference.Las Vegas, Nevada.
  44. Coker-Bolt, P.,Kraft S, Seif G, Simpson K, Johnson E, Gonsalves W. (2014). The Economic Impact of a Student Run Free Clinic as a Safety Net Provider for Uninsured Patients. Institute of Medicine, Global Forum on Innovations in Health Professional Education. Poster. Washington, DC.
  45. Seif G, Coker-Bolt P, Kraft S, Simpson K, Johnson E, Gonsalves W. (2014). A student run free clinic impacts student clinical reasoning as measured by the Self-Assessment of Clinical Reflection and Reasoning. Institute of Medicine, Global Forum on Innovations in Health Professional Education. Poster. Washington, DC.
  46. Coker-Bolt, P., Carson, N., Kern, S., Herge, S., Hartmann, K., Hissong, A., Harvison, N. (2014). Integrating Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice Throughout OT Academic, Service Learning, and Fieldwork Education. Pre-Conference Institute. The American Occupational Therapy National Conference and Exposition. Baltimore, MD.
  47. Coker-Bolt, P. Garcia, T., Nabers, E., Ramey, S., DeLuca, S., Case-Smith, J. (2014). Pediatric Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy (P-CIMT): How To Implement in Today’s Practice Environment. Pre-Conference Institute. The American Occupational Therapy National Conference and Exposition. Baltimore, MD.
  48. Coker-Bolt, P., Beckett, J., Johnson, A., Olbrich, K. (2014). Atypical Head Movements at 12 Weeks Correlates With Bayley Motor Outcomes at 12 Months. Research Paper. The 2014 American Occupational Therapy National Conference and Exposition. Baltimore, MD.
  49. Coker-Bolt, P. Ochsner, C. Thompson, J., Syretz, C., Haselden, M. Identification of Early Motor Risk Markers in At-Risk Infants for Developmental Disorders and Clinical Implications. (2014). Research Poster. The 2014 American Occupational Therapy National Conference and Exposition. Baltimore, MD.
  50. Coker-Bolt, P., Peirson, P., Stokes, M., Coats, E., Stec, B., Callahan, K., Kraft, S., & Seif, G. (2014). Student-run free clinic: An innovative service learning opportunity. Short Course. The 2014 American Occupational Therapy National Conference and Exposition. Baltimore, MD.
  51. Foster, A, Kraft S. Seif G, Coker-Bolt P.(2014). The Effectiveness and Challenges of physical, occupational, and speech therapy treatment in a patient with a basal ganglia stroke in a student run interprofessional therapy clinic-a case report.International Student Run Free Clinic Association Conference.
  52. Gonsalves W, Seif G, Kraft S, & Coker-Bolt P.(2014). How a Student Run Free Clinic Improved Interprofessionalism And Clinical Reasoning.STFM Conference on Medical Student Education, Nashville, TN
  53. Coker-Bolt, P. (2013). Integration volunteer work into service learning: Using service learning to build clinical reasoning skills. AOTA Education Summit, Atlanta, Ga.
  54. Giles, A., Bowman, P., Coker-Bolt, P., Carson, N., & Breland, H. (2013). Making it real: Using simulated patients to assess student readiness for Level II fieldwork. AOTA Education Summit, Atlanta, Ga.
  55. Kraft S, Seif G, Coker-Bolt P, Simpson K, Johnson E, Gonsalves W. (2013). The Economic Impact Of A Student-Run Free Clinic As A Safety Net Provider For Uninsured Patients Annual ASAHP Conference, Orlando, Fla.
  56. Kraft S, Seif G, Coker-Bolt P, Simpson K, Johnson E, Gonsalves W. (2013). The Development of Clinical Reasoning and Interprofessional Behaviors: Service-Learning at a Student-Run Free Clinic. Annual ASAHP Conference, Orlando, Fla.
  57. Coker-Bolt, P., (Oct., 2013). Integrating volunteer work into education: Using service learning to build clinical reasoning skills. Oral presentation. American Occupational Therapy Association Education Summit. Atlanta, Ga.
  58. Coker-Bolt, P., Perkel, J., Hope, K., Fraser, J., Moreau, N., Ramakrishnan, V., Jenkins, D. (2013). Head lag and head lift at 12 weeks correlates with Bayley motor outcomes at 12 months. Research poster, Pediatric Academy Societies. Washington, D.C.
  59. Coker-Bolt, P., Mitcham, M., Graber, D.,Wise, H., Jacques, P., Edlund, B., Annan-Coultas, D., (2013). The Caring Professionals Program: Increasing Caring and Compassionate Attitudes in OT Students. Research Poster, The American Occupational Therapy Annual Conference and Exposition, San Diego, CA.
  60. Shuler, L., Jarret, L., Coker-Bolt, P., Perkel, P., Jenkins, D. (2013). Neonatal neuroimaging: Correlating early head movements to white matter abnormalities in preterm infants. Research Poster, The American Occupational Therapy Annual Conference and Exposition, Sand Diego, CA.
  61. Michalski, C., Scheppmann, S., Tyner, AW., Coker-Bolt, P., Poon, J., Perkel, J., Jenkins, D. (2013). Sensitivity of Infant Parent Questionnaires: Do They Detect Early Motor Delays? Research Poster, The American Occupational Therapy Annual Conference and Exposition, San Diego, CA.
  62. Stokes, L., Duemling, B., Coker-Bolt, P., Perkel, J., Jenkins, D. (2013). Infant Head Movements as an Early Predictor of Motor Delay. Research poster, The American Occupational Therapy Annual Conference and Exposition, Sand Diego, CA.
  63. Vinesse, J., Rogers, K., Coker-Bolt, P., Perkel, J., Jenkins, D. (2013). Are We Catching Developmental Delays Too Late? A 10-Item Infant Motor Test for the Busy Pediatrician. Research poster, The American Occupational Therapy Annual Conference and Exposition, Sand Diego, CA.
  64. Coker-Bolt, P., Ramey, S., DeLuca, S., Woodbury, M., Trucks, MR., Garcia-Reidy, T. (2013). From Adult to Pediatric Constraint Induced Movement Therapy (CIMT): Theory and Evidence to Inform Today’s Practices. Workshop, The American Occupational Therapy Annual Conference and Exposition, San Diego, CA.
  65. Coker-Bolt, P., Poon, J., Perkel, J., & Jenkins, D. (2013). Earlier identification of the child at high risk for neurodevelopmental delay. Invited oral presentation, MUSC Pediatric Neuroscience Symposium. Kiawah, SC.
  66. Coker-Bolt, P., Gonsalves, W., Kraft, S., Seif, G., & Simpson, K. (2013). Measurement of Student learning and Economic Impact of a Student Run Free Medical Clinic. American Occupational Therapy Association National Conference and Exposition. Research paper presentation. San Diego, CA.
  67. Kraft S, Seif G, Coker-Bolt P, Simpson K, Johnson E, Gonsalves W. (2013) Innovative Health Care Delivery: How a Student-Run Free Clinic Improved Interprofessionalism, Enhanced Clinical Reasoning, and Saved the Community $800,000 Through Service Learning.Accepted Oral Presentation APTA Annual Conference.Salt Lake City Utah.
  68. Seif G, Kraft S, Coker-Bolt P, Simpson K, Johnson E, Gonsalves W. (2013). Participation in an interprofessional service learning course and a student run free clinic impacts student clinical reasoning as measured by the Self-Assessment of Clinical Reflection and Reasoning (SACRR).Poster presentation. APTA Annual Conference. Salt Lake City, Utah.
  69. Kraft S, Seif G, Coker-Bolt P, Simpson K, Johnson E, Gonsalves W. (2013) Innovative Health Care Delivery: How a Student-Run Free Clinic Improved Interprofessionalism, Enhanced Clinical Reasoning, and Saved the Community $800,000 Through Service Learning.Oral Presentation APTA Annual Conference.Salt Lake City, Utah.
  70. Coker-Bolt, P., Proctor, C., Hatton, S., Gastley, L., Cook, E., Middleton, I., Cobb, S. (2013). How adaptive are today’s playgrounds? An innovative design for community play areas for children with disabilities and families. Oral presentation, Clemson Play Conference, Clemson, SC.
  71. Carson, N., Coker-Bolt, P., Harvison, N., Herge, E., Kern, S. Mitcham, M.(2012).Exploring Opportunities To Integrate Interprofessional Education/ Practice (IPEP) inOccupational Therapy Curriculum.Presentation, American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN.
  72. Graber, D., Mitcham, M., Coker-Bolt, P., Wise, H., Jacques, P., Edlund, B., Annan-Coultas, D., (2012, May). Developing Caring Professionals: Infusing Compassion and Humanism in Health Professions Education. Creating and Sustaining Caring in Health Care – Arthur Vining Davis Foundations Conference. Jacksonville, Florida.
  73. Coker-Bolt, P., Woodbury, M., Moreau, N., Perkel, J., Jenkins, D. (2012). Early Motor Differences in High and Low Risk Premature Infants. Research paper, AOTA Annual Conference and Exposition, Indianapolis, Ind.
  74. Coker-Bolt, P., Jarrard, C., Woodard, F., & Merrill, P. (2012). The effects of oral motor stimulation on infants born with congenital heart defects. Research paper, AOTA Annual Conference and Exposition, Indianapolis, Ind.
  75. Perkel, J., Coker-Bolt, P., Moreau, N., Mulvihill, D., Woodbury, M., & Jenkins, D., (2012). Very early quantifiable motor skills in preterm infants. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.
  76. Coker-Bolt, P. and O’Brien, J. (2012). How Important is the Restraint? Applying Theories of Motor Control and Motor Learning to Pediatric CIMT. Short Course, AOTA Annual Conference and Exposition, Indianapolis, Ind.
  77. Graber, D., Mitcham, M., Coker-Bolt, P., Wise, H., Jacques, P., Edlund, B., Annan-Coultas, D., (2012). Developing Caring Professionals: Infusing Compassion and Humanism in Health Professions Education. Creating and Sustaining Caring in Health Care – Arthur Vining Davis Foundations Conference. Jacksonville, Florida.
  78. Coker-Bolt, P., Moreau, N., Perkel, J., Jenkins, D. (2011). Early Gender Related Motor Skill Differences in Female and Male Preterm Infants. NIH Office of Women’s Health, Eighth Annual Interdisciplinary Women’s Health Research Symposium, Bethesda, MD.
  79. Coker-Bolt, P., Poon, J., Moreau, N., Perkel, J., Jenkins, D. (2011). Life after the NICU: How to Tell if Your Baby is Okay? Pediatric Grand Rounds, Medical University of South Carolina.
  80. Coker-Bolt, P. (2011).A Camp Based Model for Providing Constraint Induced Movement Therapy. Poster, AOTA Annual Conference and Exposition, Philadelphia, Pa.
  81. Coker-Bolt, P., Bower, B., Perkel, J., Holthaus, K., Bean, K., Carn, K., Mays, L., Pender, S., Rowland, L., & Shell, S. (2011). Early Motor Skill Patterns in Low and High Risk Infants. Poster, AOTA Annual Conference and Exposition, Philadelphia, Pa.
  82. Trucks, MR., Coker-Bolt, P., Reidy, T. (2011). Pediatric Constraint Induced Therapy for Diverse Populations. Short Course, AOTA Annual Conference and Exposition, Philadelphia, Pa.
  83. Burik, J. & Coker-Bolt, P. (2011). Enhancing Professional Behaviors in OT Students. Poster, AOTA Annual Conference and Exposition, Philadelphia, Pa.
  84. Coker, P., Garcia, T., Nabors, E., Trucks, M., & Gartner, K. (2010). Measuring Constraint Induced Movement Therapy Outcomes: Choosing The Right Standardized Assessment For Your Clinical Setting. Short Course, AOTA Annual Conference and Exposition, Orlando, Fla.,
  85. Coker, P.(2010).Experienced Based Learning: Impact on the Clinical Reasoning and Critical Thinking Skills of Occupational Therapy Students. Research paper, AOTA Annual Conference and Exposition, Orlando, Fla.
  86. Mitcham, M. & Coker, P. (2010). Caring and Compassion: The Art and Heart of Preparing Entry-Level Students for Occupational Based Practice. Short Course, AOTA Annual Conference and Exposition, Orlando Fla.
  87. Coker, P., Pitassi, J., & Haddon, C. (2010). Move, Eat, Speak: Therapeutic Interventions for Participation. Invited presentation, MUSC 10th Annual Neuroscience Update, Charleston, SC
  88. Prescott, J., Gallivan, H., Lancaster, K., Urowsky, A., Chappell, M., Coker, P., and Burik, J. (2010). Occupational therapy without borders: Lessons learned in the face of cultural differences while caring for patients in eastern Africa. Poster at the AOTA Annual Conference and Exposition, Orlando, FL.
  89. Urowsky, A., Chappell, M., Prescott, J., Gallivan, H., Lancaster, K., and Coker, P. (2010). Occupational therapy in practice: Innovative treatment and adaptation design with limited resources in eastern Africa. Poster at the AOTA Annual Conference and Exposition, Orlando, Fl.
  90. Coker, P. & Karakostas, T. (2009). The Effects of MCIMT on the Adaptive Function and Selected Gait Characteristics of Children with Hemiplegia. Poster, American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, Scottsdale, AZ.
  91. Coker, P., Garcia, T., & Trucks, M.R. (2009). Pediatric mCIMT: Practical Treatment Techniques For Various Clinical Models. Short Course at the AOTA Annual Conference and Exposition, Houston, TX.
  92. Coker, P., Jarrard, C., & Merrill, P. (2009). Oral Motor Stimulation for Infants with Congenital Heart Defects: A Preliminary Study. Short Course at the AOTA Annual Conference and Exposition, Houston, TX.
  93. Coker, P., (2009). The Effects of a mCIMT program on the Adaptive Function, Gait, and Posture of Children with Hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy. Research paper at the AOTA Annual Conference and Exposition, Houston, Tx.
  94. Coker, P. & Lyons, S. (2009).Parents Perception of Children with Disabilities Participation in Community Recreation. Poster at the AOTA Annual Conference and Exposition, Houston, TX.
  95. Coker, P. & Karakostas, T. (2009). Modified CIMT: The Effects on Selected Gait Characteristics of Children with Hemiplegia. 14th Annual Meeting of the Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society, Denver, CO.
  96. Coker, P. (2009). The Effects of mCIMT in Children with Hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy. 8th Annual Pediatric Neuroscience Update, Kiawah, SC.
  97. Coker, P., Andrews, A., & Pitassi, J. (2009). Therapy Issues in the Child with a Cerebral Palsy Through the Lifespan. 8th Annual Pediatric Neuroscience Update, Kiawah, SC.
  98. Coker, P. & Dodds, C. (2009). Quality of Life for Children with Cerebral Palsy.8th Annual Pediatirc Neuroscience Symposium, Kiawah, SC.
  99. Coker, P. (2008). Pediatric Kinesio Taping and Splinting. MUSC College of Health Professions Alumni Event. Charleston, SC.
  100. Kouroliakos,M., Evert, M, Coker, P., Burik, J., Costa, D., Persona, K., Murphy, K. (2008). International Forum Global Occupational Participation: Realities and Contexts for Practicing Internationally. Three hour workshop at the AOTA Annual Conference and Exposition, Long Beach, CA.
  101. Garcia, T., Coker, P., Obst, K., Deluca, S, Echols, K., Allgier, A., Chamudot, R., & Little-Hayes, R. (2008). Pediatric Constraint-Induced Therapy: A Panel Presentation of Current Models in the U.S. and Israel. Thre- hour workshop at the AOTA Annual Conference and Exposition, Long Beach, CA
  102. Coker, P. (2008). Current Research and Treatment Issues Specific to Pediatric Rehabilitation. Roundtable discussion, 7th Annual Pediatric Neuroscience Update , Kiawah, SC.
  103. Coker, P, Andrews, A., & Pitassi, J. (2008). Therapy Issues in the Child with a Neurodevelopmental Disorders from Infancy Through Preschool. 7th Annual Pediatric Neuroscience Update, Kiawah, SC.
  104. Coker, P. (2007). “Take Me Out to the Ball Park!”: Recreation Impacts Children With Disabilities. 2007 National Prevention and Health Promotion Summit. Washington, DC.
  105. Coker, P. (2007). “Community Recreational Activities for Children and Adults with Disabilities”. Short Course, North Carolina and South Carolina Recreation and Parks Association Joint Conference, Charleston, SC.
  106. Caldwell, J., Cheek, M, Clair, L, Clapp, K, Eisert, K, and Harris, M. and Coker, P. (2007). “ Oral Stimulation Protocol for Infants with Congenital Heart Defects: A Collaborative Approach”. Short Course, American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference and Exposition, St. Louis, MO.
  107. Imburgia, R., Mitcham, M, and Coker, P. (2007). “Using Participation to Enable Community Participation, Health, and Well-Being in Disabled Adults”. Poster, American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference and Exposition, St. Louis, Mo.
  108. Coker, P. (2007). “Effectiveness and Cost Benefit of a One-Week Day Camp Using CIMT”. Poster, American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference and Exposition, St. Louis, MO.
  109. Coker, P., Lebkicher, C., and Harris, L. (2007). “The Use of a Modified CIMT Program for a Child Under One-Year of Age”. Short research paper, American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference and Exposition, St. Louis, MO.
  110. Coker, P. (2007). Current Research Involving Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy for Children with Cerebral Palsy”. Neuroscience Symposium, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC.
  111. Coker, P. (2006). “Cerebral Palsy and the Use of Botox to Improve Function”. Neuroscience Symposium, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC.
  112. Coker, P. (2006). “Take Me Out to the Ball Park: Improving Motor and Social Skills in Context”. Poster, American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference and Exposition, Charlotte, NC.
  113. Coker, P. (2005). “Alternative Feeding Approaches for Premature or High Risk Infants” MUSC Quality Enhancement Committee of Neonatologists, Charleston, SC.
  114. Coker, P. (2005). “Camp Hand to Hands: Looking at Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy in a New Way” Short Course, American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference and Exposition, Long Beach, CA.
  115. Coker, P. (2004). “Feeding and Dysphagia in Pediatrics”. Short Course, South Carolina Occupational Therapy Association Conference, Columbia, SC.
  116. Coker, P. (2003). “Constraint Induced Movement Therapy for Children with Hemiplegia”. Short Course, South Carolina Occupational Therapy Association Conference, Columbia, SC.

 

INVITED SPEAKER

2014 (Feb)  University of New England, 2-day workshop on pediatric constraint-induced movement therapy

 

REVIEWER FOR SCIENTIFIC JOURNALS

2008-present    Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

2009-present    Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology

2012-present    Journal of Pediatric Nursing

2008-present    Clinical Rehabilitation

2009-present    Disability and Rehabilitation

2008-2010       Occupational Therapy International

 

EXTRAMURAL PROFESSIONAL SERVICE – INTERNATIONAL, NATIONAL AND STATE

2018-2021                   Accreditation Council of Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) Board of Directors

2018-2021                   Experiential Learning Research Group (ELRG), American Occupational Therapy Association

2017-2018                   AOTA Commission of Education Model Curriculum Task Force

2016 to present             Faculté des Sciences de Réhabilitation de Léogâne (FSRL), Episcopal University of Haiti Academic Committee – FSRL is the first OT and PT educational program in Haiti. The academic committee is responsible for curriculum and faculty development

2017-2020                   American Occupational Therapy Association, Roster of Fellowship Evaluators

2016-2019                   Accreditation Council of Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE), Roster of Accreditation Evaluators (RAE); team leader for on-site accreditation visits

2016 to 2019                Education Review Standards Committee (ESRC), Accreditation Council of Occupational Therapy Education

2015 to 2020                Fulbright Specialist Program Roster

2015 to 2016                American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, Education Committee

2012 to 2015                Accreditation Council of Occupational Therapy Education, Roster of Accreditation Evaluators (RAE)

2008-10                       South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation – Office of Investigation Case Reviewer

2003-2005                    South Carolina Occupational Therapy Association – Lowcountry Chairman

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE – MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA

2017                            MUSC Interprofessional Day, small-group facilitator

2016 to 2017                MUSC Image 2020 Team 14 CHP representative

2016 to 2018                MUSC Faculty Senate, College of Health Professions Representative

2016 to 2017                Chair, College of Health Professions Community Engagement Goal, 2020 Strategic Plan 

2016                            Member, College of Health Professions Promotion and Tenure Committee

2015                            Member, College of Health Professions Promotion and Tenure Committee

2014                            MUSC Women Scholars Initiative, Steering Committee for Career Development Program for Early and Mid-Career Women Faculty

2014                            Member, College of Health Professions Promotion and Tenure Committee

2013 to 2014                Chair, College of Health Professions Faculty Assembly

2012 to 2013                Chair-elect, College of Health Professions Faculty Assembly

2013                            Search Committee for Faculty Position, Division of Physical Therapy

2013                            Search Committee for Chair, Division of Occupational Therapy

2011 to present             CARES Student Run Free Medical Clinic, Occupational Therapy Faculty Advisor

2011                             College of Health Professions Promotion and Tenure Committee

2011 to 2016                Apple Tree Society Steering Committee

2010 to present             University Global Health Certificate – Steering committee

2009 to present             IP 722 – Medical Missions, Course Coordinator

2009 and 2012              DATE Peer Review, Committee Chairman – College of Health Professions

2011                             College of Health Professions Academic Review Committee for student appeal

2008 to 2011                Honor Council Faculty Advisor – College of Health Professions

2008 to 2011                University Honor Council

2009 to 2010                Faculty Assembly – Chair, Nominations and Elections Committee

2009 to 2010                University Plagiarism Task force          

2008                             MUSC Interprofessional Education Day Facilitator

2006 to 2007                Department of Physical Therapy, Pediatric Faculty Search Committee Member

2007                            Department of Rehabilitation Sciences –Lab Committee

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE

March 2015 and 2016   Co-chair, Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team, Charleston Event

2004-present  Charleston Miracle League - Baseball league for children with mental and physical handicaps

                       Executive Board, President 2007- 2009

Executive Board, Vice-President 2006-2007 and 2015 to present

Executive Board Member 2004 - present (founding Board member) 

2005–2016       Pattison’s Academy – Camp and school experience for children with multi-handicaps incorporating education with rehabilitation services

                        Executive Board, President 2009 to 2010

                        Finance Committee 2011-present

                        Fundraising Committee 2011-present

2010-2013      Play Today Foundation – Local non-profit working to build healthy initiatives for children with disabilities and adaptive playground

                        Executive Board member (founding Board member)

2009-2018       One World Health/Palmetto Medical Initiative and Medical Campus Outreach Community Preceptor

                        Yearly medical mission trip to Masindi, Uganda and El Viejo, Nicaragua

2007                Medical Campus Outreach Community Preceptor

Medical mission trip to rural Romania, Hospice care

2004                Medical Campus Outreach Community Preceptor

                        Medical mission trip to South African orphanage